Tuesday, February 25, 2020

NEW TO YOUTUBE | William Primrose – Paganini Caprice No. 5 (Arr. Viola) [AUDIO]

Legendary Scottish virtuoso violist William Primrose performing his own viola transcription of Paganini's Solo Caprice No. 5. Recorded live on May 5th, 1934 - in London. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YCb9QAiBiAM&showinfo=0&autohide=1 WILLIAM...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Sirena Huang – 2016 Shanghai Violin Comp, 3rd Prize [VIDEO]

Violinist Sirena Huang, from the United States performing Wieniawski’s 'Faust Fantasie Brillante' and Bartok's Violin Concerto No. 2 – in the Final of the...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Lisa Batiashvili – Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto [2018]

Violinist Lisa Batiashvili performing Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto - with conductor Daniel Barenboim and the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra. Recorded live on the 21st August, 2018 -...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Shi Han Wang – 2016 Spohr Violin Comp 1st Prize [VIDEO]

11 year old Shi Han Wang‘s 1st prize winning performance in the 14 years and younger category of the 2016 International Louis Spohr Competition for...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | George Enescu & Yehudi Menuhin – Bach Double Violin Concerto, 1937 [AUDIO]

Never-before-uploaded 1937 audio of legendary violinists George Enescu and Yehudi Menuhin performing Bach's 'Double Violin Concerto in D Minor'. Recorded live with the New York Philharmonic. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0-6VUOZOJiI&showinfo=0&autohide=1 GEORGE...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Augustin Dumay & Jean-Philippe Collard – Franck Sonata, 1984 [VIDEO]

Never-before-uploaded 1984 archival performance of the then 35 year old French violin virtuoso Augustin Dumay performing Franck Violin Sonata - with pianist Jean-Philippe Collard. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Od1XSSGKtQ&showinfo=0&autohide=1 AUGUSTIN...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Mutter, Ma & Barenboim – Beethoven Triple Concerto [2019]

Violinist Anne Sophie Mutter, cellist Yo Yo Ma and pianist Daniel Barenboim performing Beethoven’s Triple Concerto – with the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra. Recorded live on the...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Artist Simone Porter – Beethoven Violin Concerto [2019]

23-year-old American VC Artist Simone Porter performing Beethoven’s Violin Concerto – with conductor David Lockington and the Northwest Sinfonietta. Recorded live on the 12th of October, 2019 –...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Steven Isserlis – Dvorak Cello Concerto, 1991 [VIDEO]

Incredible 1991 archival footage of British cellist Steven Isserlis performing Dvorak's Cello Concerto - with the late David Shallon and the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JSURHWgA6OA&showinfo=0&autohide=1 STEVEN ISSERLIS...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | The Great Violinists of NBC TV’s “Bell Telephone Hour”, 1959-1964 [LEGENDS]

Never-before-uploaded in its entirety, a 90 minute compilation of many of the greatest violinists of the 20th century’s appearances on NBC’s “The Bell Telephone...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Jascha Heifetz – Beethoven Violin Concerto [1959 ARCHIVAL]

Never-before-uploaded 1959 archival audio recording of legendary violin virtuoso Jascha Heifetz performing Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D Major – with conductor Charles Munch and the Boston Symphony.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7PNe2LcIb6I JASCHA HEIFETZ |...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Gidon Kremer & Martha Argerich – Beethoven Violin Sonata No. 10 [1994]

Incredible never-before-uploaded 1994 archival performance of Latvian violin virtuoso Gidon Kremer with Argentinian pianist Martha Argerich performing Beethoven’s Violin Sonata No. 10. Recorded live on...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Anne-Sophie Mutter – Mozart Violin Concerto No. 5, 15 Years Old [AUDIO]

Amazing 1978 archival audio recording of the then 15 year old violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter performing Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major - with conductor...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Julia Fischer – Prokofiev Violin Concerto No. 2, Live [VIDEO]

German virtuoso Julia Fischer performing Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 2 in G Minor - with conductor Pablo Heras-Casado and the Bavarian Radio Symphony. Recorded live...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Symphoniacs – Electro-Classical Chamber Orchestra, ‘Animals’ [VIDEO]

Meet the newly-formed Berlin-based electro-classical chamber orchestra, Symphoniacs - performing a classical and club mix of Martin Garrix's 'Animals'. Group comprises young classical virtuosi, violinists VC...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | TwoSet Violin – ‘The 7 Different Types of Musician’s Mothers’ [LOLZ]

In celebration of this year's Mother's Day, Australian funsters TwoSet Violin walk us through the 7 different types of musician's mothers ....   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bvokwz5PbI4

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Leonid Kogan – Mendelssohn Violin Concerto [1959 ARCHIVAL]

Never-before-uploaded 1959 archival audio of luminary Russian violinist Leonid Kogan performing Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E Minor - with conductor Constantin Silvestri and the...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Janine Jansen – Szymanowski Violin Concerto No. 1 [2018]

Dutch violin virtuoso Janine Jansen performing Szymanowski’s Violin Concerto No. 1 - with conductor Sir Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra. Recorded live on the 28th...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist Sheku Kanneh-Mason – “Hallelujah” [VIDEO]

17 year old British VC Young Artist Sheku Kanneh-Mason performing Leonard Cohen's legendary 'Hallelujah' - arranged for solo cello and chamber orchestra. The work is featured...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Nathan Milstein – Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto [1963 ARCHIVES]

Never-before-uploaded 1963 archival performance of legendary Ukrainian-born American violin virtuoso Nathan Milstein performing Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto - with conductor Walter Hendl and the Chicago Symphony...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Leonidas Kavakos – Shostakovich Violin Concerto No. 1 [2018]

Superstar violinist Leonidas Kavakos performing Shostakovich's Violin Concerto No. 1 in A Minor - with conductor Cristian Măcelaru and the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. Recorded live...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Dong-Suk Kang – Sibelius Violin Concerto, 1990 [VIDEO]

Incredible 1990 archival footage of South Korean violinist Dong-Suk Kang performing Sibelius Violin Concerto - with conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Recorded live...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Leia Zhu – Mozart Violin Concerto in A, 10 Years Old, 2016 [VIDEO]

10 years old British violinist Leia Zhu performing and leading Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major. Recorded live on December 10th, 2016 –with...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Rising Star Lara Boschkor – Wieniawski 1st Concerto [AUDIO]

17 year old VC Rising Star Lara Boschkor, from Germany performing Wieniawski's 1st Violin Concerto in F Sharp Minor. Recorded live on October 15th 2016...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Nathan Meltzer – 2017 Windsor Festival String Competition 1st Prize [VIDEO]

16 year old American violinist Nathan Meltzer‘s 1st prize winning performance – in the Final of the 2017 Windsor Festival International String Competition. Recorded live...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Shirtless Violinist – ‘I Dreamed a Dream’ (Arr. Violin & Torso) [NEW]

In his newest upload, Matthew Olshefski … a.k.a ‘The Shirtless Violinist‘ performs the evergreen broadway classic, ‘I Dreamed a Dream’ from 'Les Misérables' ... arranged for...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Shlomo Mintz – Paganini Violin Concerto, 1997 [VIDEO]

Never-before-uploaded 1997 live archival performance of violinist Shlomo Mintz performing Paganini's Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Major - with conductor Yoel Levi and...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Mischa Elman – Bruch Violin Concerto [1956 ARCHIVAL]

Incredible never-before-uploaded 1956 archival performance of luminary violinist Mischa Elman performing Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor - with conductor Sir Adrian...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Rising Star Christian Li – ‘Introduction & Rondo Capriccioso’ [2019]

11-year-old wunderkind, VC Rising Star Christian Li performing Saint Saens' Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso - with conductor Benjamin Northey and the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. Recorded...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Vadim Repin – Brahms Violin Concerto, 1998 [VIDEO]

Incredible 1998 archival footage of the then 26 year old Russian violin virtuoso, Vadim Repin performing Brahms Violin Concerto in D Major. Recorded live with...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | TwoSet Violin – ‘The 8 Things Tone Deaf People Struggle With’ [LOLZ]

Australian funsters TwoSet Violin walk us through the 8 things tone deaf people struggle with ...   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8FbRyg_gG_Y

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Gidon Kremer – Mozart Violin Concerto No.4 in D Major [1987]

Never-before-uploaded 1987 archival footage of violinist Gidon Kremer performing Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 4 in D Major. Recorded live conductor Nicolaus Harnoncourt and the Vienna...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Zukerman Trio – Arensky Piano Trio No. 1 in D Minor [2019]

The New York-based Zukerman Trio, comprising violinist Pinchas Zukerman, cellist Amanda Forsyth and pianist Angela Cheng performing Anton Arensky’s Piano Trio No. 1 in D...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Leia Zhu – Lalo ‘Symphonie Espagnole’, 9 Years Old, 2016 [VIDEO]

9 year old British violinist, Leia Zhu performing the 5th movement from Lalo’s 'Symphonie Espagnole'. Recorded live on June 13th, 2016 at the Bozar in...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist Bomsori Kim – Brahms Violin Concerto, May 2017 [VIDEO]

VC Young Artist Bomsori Kim performing Brahms' Violin Concerto - with conductor Yoel Levi and the KBS Symphony Orchestra. Recorded live this week on April 8th,...

NEW TO YOUTUBE |The Making of a Violin – Start to Finish [MUST SEE]

Take a fascinating 22-minute look into the precise world of instrument maker Dominique Nicosia – as he completes a violin from the start to...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Leia Zhu – Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in D Minor, 11 Years Old [2018]

11 year old British violinist Leia Zhu performing Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in D Minor - with conductor Rustem Abyazov and the Kazan Chamber Orchestra La Primavera. Recorded...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Yuya Okamoto – Queen Elisabeth Cello Comp 2nd Prize [VIDEO]

22 year old Yuya Okamoto from Japan’s 2nd prize winning performance in the Final of the 2017 Queen Elisabeth International Cello Competition. Recorded live with...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Joshua Bell – Saint-Saens Violin Concerto No. 3, August 2016 [VIDEO]

Recorded live at the 2016 Verbier Festival, violinist Joshua Bell performing Saint-Saens' Violin Concerto No. 3 in B Minor - with conductor Joshua Weilerstein and the...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Leia Zhu – Mendelssohn Violin Concerto, 11 Years Old [2017]

11 year old British violinist Leia Zhu performing Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E Minor - with conductor Julian Clayton and the Junior Guildhall Symphony Orchestra. Recorded live on...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Natsuho Murata – il Piccolo Violino Magico International Competition, 1st Prize [2018]

10-year-old Natsuho Murata‘s 1st prize-winning performance – in the Final of the 2018 il Piccolo Violino Magico International Competition, in San Vito al Tagliamento, Italy. Recorded live on...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist Daniel Lozakovich – Bruch Violin Concerto, 2017 [VIDEO]

VC Young Artist Daniel Lozakovich performing Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1 - with conductor Robin Ticciati and the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Recorded live on February...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Uto Ughi & Marco Grisanti – Tartini’s ‘Devil’s Trill’ Sonata [2014]

Never-before-uploaded live performance of Italian violin virtuoso Uto Ughi and pianist Marco Grisanti performing Tartini's 'Devil's Trill' Sonata. Recorded on February 14th, 2014 - at the Palazzo...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Santiago Canon-Valencia – Queen Elisabeth Cello Comp 3rd Prize [VIDEO]

21 year old Santiago Cañón-Valencia from Colombia’s 3rd prize winning performance in the Final of the 2017 Queen Elisabeth International Cello Competition. Recorded live with...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | TwoSet Violin – ‘Soloist vs Orchestral Violinist’ [LOLZ]

Australian funsters TwoSet Violin walk us through the difference between a soloist and an orchestral violinist ....   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-9BgKpsSlBI

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Ida Haendel – Sibelius Violin Concerto [1985 ARCHIVAL]

Never-before-uploaded 1985 archival audio recording of luminary violinist Ida Haendel performing the Sibelius Violin Concerto – with conductor Zubin Mehta and the New York Philharmonic. Recorded live on...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Leia Zhu – Paganini ‘La Campanella’, 11 Years Old [2018]

11 year old British violinist Leia Zhu performing Paganini's 'La Campanella' - with pianist Rustam Rahmedov. Recorded live on 7th February 2018 - at the Kieshet Eilon...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Mendelssohn Octet – Heifetz Institute ‘Festival of Concerts’ [2019]

Violinists Nicholas Kitchen, Hagai Shaham, Ani Kavafian and Shmuel Ashkenasi, violists Katharina Kang and Paul Neubauer and cellists Antonio Lysy and Beiliang Zhu performing the...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Artist Ray Chen – Australia’s ‘Waltzing Matilda’ (Arr. Solo Violin) [2019]

Superstar violinist, VC Artist Ray Chen performing his own original arrangement of Australia's bush ballad 'Waltzing Matilda' for solo violin. Recorded live on the 8th...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Anne Luisa Kramb – 2016 Spohr Violin Comp 1st Prize [VIDEO]

16 year old Anne Luisa Kramb performing Beethoven's Violin Sonata No. 4 in A Minor, with collaborative pianist Oksana Andriyenko, in the 2nd round of...

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